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Cosmology in Antiquity (Sciences of Antiquity Series) Hardcover – July 28, 1995

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`It is a successful and usefu compendium, a handy source on ancient Greek cosmology and an excellent supplementary textbook for courses dealig with origins and development of modern science.' - ?

`Wright's strength lies in her linquistic subtlety and her command of the changing vocabulary as the Greek thinkers come to terms with such notions as origin, eternity and soul.' - Nature

`This is a fascitingly through book that is full of insights ansuspected connections.' - Times Higher Educ Supp

`W's very competent account of the ancient theories themselves, from this the reader is bound to benefit.' - JACT Review

About the Author

M. R. Wright is Senior Lecturer in Classics at the University of Reading. She has previously written books on Empedocles, the Presocratics and Stoic ethics.
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Product Details

  • Series: Sciences of Antiquity Series
  • Hardcover: 212 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (July 28, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415083729
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415083720
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #9,270,755 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Well written and full of information on how the cosmos was view by ancient peoples. I see now how these ancient views influenced religious ideals. A MUST READ.
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Shows how ancient views of the cosmos influenced religious thought through the ages. Read this if you're interested in how it even affected the Christian view of the cosmos.
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